The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
UK
Rank 61 55 55
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 1549 1768 1729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.42% 3.46% 3.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.13% 4.18% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1073 1230 1233
Median daily rate £428 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £581 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £379 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.64% -2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 17
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.82 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.26% +4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.43 £15.29 £24.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.40 £53.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £44.38 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-26.76% +8.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37463 42318 40948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.62% 82.71% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24877 27655 25965
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 969 1164 1085
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +49.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analysis within the UK.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis within the UK.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -5 1443 £450 +5.88% 310
London -9 656 £483 +1.57% 150
South East +8 271 £419 +4.75% 45
City of London -3 119 £505 -3.80% 39
South West +9 102 £413 +1.85% 19
West Midlands +3 93 £395 -1.25% 15
East of England +8 84 £425 - 11
East Midlands +23 81 £375 -6.25% 12
North West -5 67 £400 +6.66% 24
Yorkshire -20 65 £388 +3.33% 29
Surrey +29 62 £423 -15.50% 8
Berkshire +18 61 £400 +6.38% 8
Scotland -6 61 £368 +5.00% 9
West Yorkshire -10 46 £386 +3.00% 17
West Sussex +4 43 £435 +8.75% 5
Edinburgh +12 41 £400 +6.66% 7
Buckinghamshire +1 39 £400 +6.66% 5
Wales -1 32 £238 -26.92% 1
Derbyshire +14 31 £165 -60.12%
Bristol -2 30 £389 -4.89% 8
Oxfordshire -2 30 £425 -5.55% 5
Gloucestershire +14 29 £438 -2.77% 1
Leeds -13 29 £388 +7.63% 11
Wiltshire +18 27 £413 -2.94% 5
Cardiff +10 27 £196 -40.75%
South Wales +5 27 £196 -39.61% 1
Coventry +7 26 £425 - 2
Hampshire 0 25 £338 -11.76% 5
Warwickshire +1 24 £325 -18.75%
Essex 0 23 £368 -10.90%

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 1119 (34.95%) Finance
2 975 (30.45%) Agile Software Development
3 673 (21.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 560 (17.49%) Project Management
5 451 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
6 444 (13.87%) Banking
7 403 (12.59%) SQL
8 309 (9.65%) Use Case
9 302 (9.43%) Change Management
10 301 (9.40%) Scrum
11 282 (8.81%) Degree
12 278 (8.68%) SDLC
13 274 (8.56%) Microsoft
14 266 (8.31%) Data Analysis
15 255 (7.96%) Retail
16 238 (7.43%) Waterfall
17 232 (7.25%) Oracle
18 228 (7.12%) User Stories
19 223 (6.96%) User Acceptance Testing
20 220 (6.87%) PRINCE2
21 219 (6.84%) ISEB
22 216 (6.75%) MS Excel
23 212 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
24 211 (6.59%) Data Modelling
25 207 (6.46%) CRM
26 190 (5.93%) UML
26 190 (5.93%) Migration
27 186 (5.81%) Process Improvement
28 184 (5.75%) Security Cleared
29 168 (5.25%) ITIL

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 110 (3.44%) SharePoint
2 52 (1.62%) Confluence
3 45 (1.41%) CMS
4 27 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
5 24 (0.75%) Skype for Business
6 18 (0.56%) WebSphere
7 13 (0.41%) SAS
7 13 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 12 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
9 10 (0.31%) Documentum
10 9 (0.28%) Tomcat
11 7 (0.22%) Apache Spark
11 7 (0.22%) JCAPS
11 7 (0.22%) NetWeaver
11 7 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.19%) Apache
13 5 (0.16%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.12%) DataSynapse
14 4 (0.12%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 216 (6.75%) MS Excel
2 141 (4.40%) MS Visio
3 113 (3.53%) MS Office
4 69 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 55 (1.72%) MS Project
6 16 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.12%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.062%) SPSS
9 1 (0.031%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.031%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.031%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.031%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 105 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 24 (0.75%) Sonata
4 21 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
5 19 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
6 15 (0.47%) Markit EDM
7 14 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
8 12 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
8 12 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
8 12 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
9 9 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
9 9 (0.28%) SAP BPC
9 9 (0.28%) Tercero
10 8 (0.25%) NetSuite
10 8 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
11 7 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 6 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
12 6 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
12 6 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
12 6 (0.19%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 64 (2.00%) Office 365
2 37 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (1.03%) SaaS
4 17 (0.53%) IaaS
5 13 (0.41%) Yammer
6 11 (0.34%) PaaS
7 10 (0.31%) IBM Blueworks
8 8 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
9 7 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (0.22%) OneDrive
10 6 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.19%) GitHub
11 5 (0.16%) Force.com
11 5 (0.16%) G Suite
12 4 (0.12%) Trello
13 3 (0.094%) Data Lake Analytics
14 2 (0.062%) Slack
15 1 (0.031%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 1 (0.031%) Azure Active Directory
15 1 (0.031%) CallidusCloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (1.03%) Internet
2 22 (0.69%) Intranet
3 11 (0.34%) LDAP
3 11 (0.34%) Skype
4 10 (0.31%) DNS
5 8 (0.25%) DHCP
5 8 (0.25%) HTTP
6 6 (0.19%) VoIP
6 6 (0.19%) WAN
7 5 (0.16%) SSL
8 4 (0.12%) DMZ
8 4 (0.12%) LAN
8 4 (0.12%) Network Security
8 4 (0.12%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.12%) VPN
8 4 (0.12%) WebEx
8 4 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.094%) Firewall
9 3 (0.094%) NAS
9 3 (0.094%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (4.81%) SQL Server
2 106 (3.31%) Relational Database
3 104 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
4 61 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 57 (1.78%) Oracle Database
6 54 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 44 (1.37%) Big Data
8 36 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
9 34 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
10 32 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
10 32 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
11 30 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
12 28 (0.87%) Hadoop
13 25 (0.78%) DB2
14 24 (0.75%) QlikView
15 23 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
16 21 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 19 (0.59%) MongoDB
17 19 (0.59%) NoSQL
18 18 (0.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 114 (3.56%) JIRA
2 34 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (0.81%) NUnit
4 25 (0.78%) Selenium
5 24 (0.75%) Git (software)
6 20 (0.62%) Cucumber
6 20 (0.62%) Jenkins
7 19 (0.59%) Eclipse
8 17 (0.53%) JUnit
8 17 (0.53%) MSTest
9 13 (0.41%) Visual Studio
10 11 (0.34%) Subversion
11 8 (0.25%) FitNesse
11 8 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
12 7 (0.22%) ERwin
12 7 (0.22%) MSBuild
13 6 (0.19%) Ant
13 6 (0.19%) CruiseControl
14 5 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1119 (34.95%) Finance
2 444 (13.87%) Banking
3 255 (7.96%) Retail
4 139 (4.34%) Investment Banking
5 124 (3.87%) Front Office
6 114 (3.56%) Marketing
7 112 (3.50%) Telecoms
8 90 (2.81%) Manufacturing
9 75 (2.34%) Legal
10 64 (2.00%) Back Office
11 42 (1.31%) Publishing
12 41 (1.28%) Advertising
13 29 (0.91%) Financial Institution
14 26 (0.81%) Automotive
14 26 (0.81%) Retail Banking
15 24 (0.75%) Electronics
16 21 (0.66%) Billing
16 21 (0.66%) Local Government
17 20 (0.62%) Games
17 20 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2264 (70.71%) Analyst
2 2020 (63.09%) Business Analyst
3 230 (7.18%) Project Manager
4 221 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
5 215 (6.71%) Senior Business Analyst
6 185 (5.78%) Consultant
7 169 (5.28%) Developer
8 165 (5.15%) Digital Analyst
9 158 (4.93%) Digital Business Analyst
10 147 (4.59%) Agile Business Analyst
11 131 (4.09%) Data Business Analyst
12 129 (4.03%) Architect
13 115 (3.59%) Project Analyst
14 103 (3.22%) Financial Analyst
15 98 (3.06%) Business Manager
15 98 (3.06%) Finance Business Analyst
16 94 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
17 93 (2.90%) MiFID Business Analyst
18 92 (2.87%) IT Analyst
19 88 (2.75%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (3.94%) Web Services
2 120 (3.75%) .NET
3 118 (3.69%) XML
4 66 (2.06%) HTML
5 33 (1.03%) ASP.NET
6 31 (0.97%) .NET Framework
7 29 (0.91%) SOAP
7 29 (0.91%) WCF
8 27 (0.84%) CSS
8 27 (0.84%) HTML5
9 25 (0.78%) Spring
10 22 (0.69%) Entity Framework
10 22 (0.69%) JSON
10 22 (0.69%) REST
11 20 (0.62%) AngularJS
11 20 (0.62%) RESTful
12 19 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (0.59%) FpML
13 17 (0.53%) FIX Protocol
13 17 (0.53%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 451 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 151 (4.72%) Management Information System
3 109 (3.40%) User Experience
4 105 (3.28%) Derivative
5 89 (2.78%) Fixed Income
6 76 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 66 (2.06%) Equities
8 42 (1.31%) Data Centre
9 38 (1.19%) Mobile App
10 36 (1.12%) NHS
11 35 (1.09%) Credit Risk
12 31 (0.97%) SWIFT
13 29 (0.91%) OTC Derivatives
14 28 (0.87%) Reference Data
15 24 (0.75%) Market Risk
15 24 (0.75%) Social Media
16 23 (0.72%) Computer Science
17 21 (0.66%) iPad
18 20 (0.62%) Fintech
19 19 (0.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 108 (3.37%) Windows
2 62 (1.94%) Unix
3 54 (1.69%) Linux
4 21 (0.66%) Android
5 17 (0.53%) Apple iOS
6 12 (0.37%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (0.34%) Windows Vista
8 6 (0.19%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.16%) HPUX
10 4 (0.12%) MVS
10 4 (0.12%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.062%) VMS
12 1 (0.031%) AIX
12 1 (0.031%) OS/400
12 1 (0.031%) Solaris
12 1 (0.031%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.031%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 975 (30.45%) Agile Software Development
2 673 (21.02%) Stakeholder Management
3 560 (17.49%) Project Management
4 309 (9.65%) Use Case
5 302 (9.43%) Change Management
6 301 (9.40%) Scrum
7 278 (8.68%) SDLC
8 266 (8.31%) Data Analysis
9 238 (7.43%) Waterfall
10 228 (7.12%) User Stories
11 223 (6.96%) User Acceptance Testing
12 220 (6.87%) PRINCE2
13 212 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
14 211 (6.59%) Data Modelling
15 207 (6.46%) CRM
16 190 (5.93%) Migration
16 190 (5.93%) UML
17 186 (5.81%) Process Improvement
18 168 (5.25%) ITIL
19 157 (4.90%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 403 (12.59%) SQL
2 105 (3.28%) Java
3 90 (2.81%) C#
4 77 (2.40%) Python
5 63 (1.97%) JavaScript
6 52 (1.62%) C
7 35 (1.09%) T-SQL
8 29 (0.91%) PL/SQL
9 22 (0.69%) VBA
10 21 (0.66%) Scala
11 15 (0.47%) Perl
12 14 (0.44%) Ruby
13 13 (0.41%) ABAP
14 12 (0.37%) PowerShell
15 10 (0.31%) R
15 10 (0.31%) VB
16 9 (0.28%) COBOL
17 8 (0.25%) C++
18 7 (0.22%) Bash Shell
18 7 (0.22%) JCL
Qualifications
1 282 (8.81%) Degree
2 219 (6.84%) ISEB
3 184 (5.75%) Security Cleared
4 127 (3.97%) SC Cleared
5 43 (1.34%) CBAP
6 40 (1.25%) DV Cleared
6 40 (1.25%) IIBA
7 34 (1.06%) PMI Certification
8 28 (0.87%) PMP
9 27 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 22 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (0.56%) APMP
12 16 (0.50%) ACCA
12 16 (0.50%) ISTQB
13 15 (0.47%) CIMA
13 15 (0.47%) CISSP
13 15 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 14 (0.44%) CISA
14 14 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 12 (0.37%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (4.90%) MiFID
2 108 (3.37%) QA
3 42 (1.31%) Data Quality
4 37 (1.16%) EMIR
5 33 (1.03%) FATCA
6 25 (0.78%) Dodd-Frank
7 20 (0.62%) IFRS
7 20 (0.62%) SLA
7 20 (0.62%) Solvency II
8 18 (0.56%) IFRS 9
9 17 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
10 15 (0.47%) GDPR
11 12 (0.37%) COBIT
12 11 (0.34%) SEPA
13 10 (0.31%) Basel III
13 10 (0.31%) PCI DSS
14 9 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 7 (0.22%) GxP
15 7 (0.22%) HL7
16 6 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 49 (1.53%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.12%) Shibboleth
2 4 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.094%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.062%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.031%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.031%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.031%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.031%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 18 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (0.53%) Puppet
3 8 (0.25%) SCCM
4 6 (0.19%) Control-M
4 6 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (0.16%) SCOM
6 2 (0.062%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (0.062%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.031%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.031%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.031%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.031%) MOM
Vendors
1 274 (8.56%) Microsoft
2 232 (7.25%) Oracle
3 144 (4.50%) SAP
4 61 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
5 41 (1.28%) ServiceNow
6 33 (1.03%) IBM
7 31 (0.97%) HP
8 26 (0.81%) Adobe
8 26 (0.81%) Cognos
9 22 (0.69%) Tableau
10 21 (0.66%) FNZ
10 21 (0.66%) Google
10 21 (0.66%) Infor
11 18 (0.56%) Avaloq
11 18 (0.56%) Informatica
12 15 (0.47%) Apple
12 15 (0.47%) Bloomberg
12 15 (0.47%) Hyperion
13 14 (0.44%) MicroStrategy
13 14 (0.44%) Murex
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £400 per week
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Profile 29 Limited
Rate: From £425 to £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 14 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Ashdown IT
Rate: £60000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £430 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market rates plus expenses
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £498 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Difrent
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Vadis People
Rate: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Difrent
Rate: Up to £400 per day Initial contract until end of March (+ extension th
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £375 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 - £410.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £310 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Middletons Assured Talent
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Red10
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £490 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Seven Principles Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago